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How to Create A Travel Journal (Worth Reading Again)

I have to admit something: I am an adamant journaler. Since 2nd grade, I have meticulously constructed words, labored over my ideas, and happily written down the random thoughts that came to mind in my weathered notebooks. Not only is it therapeutic for me, but it's also a great way to look back …

When I tried learning a second language while traveling, I realized I was doing it all wrong

BEFORE WORKING IN THE PEACE CORPS in Paraguay for two years, I had never even heard of Guaraní. Guaraní is not in the Latin linguistic family tree I …

Four Simple Ideas I Used to Become Fluent in Nine Languages

<b>Pick up a new language in 157680000 seconds with the Teleport Method</b><p>Lets start with the sarcastic version! Just repeat everything I did. It will …

Language Learning

10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free

I honestly feel quite insecure every time someone tells me that they can speak more than one language. One of the disadvantages of English being your …

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

By College Tourist; Author: Angela Serednicki, Ryerson University<p><b>Green Energy and Blue sharks are just a small taste of what Portugal has to offer</b><p><b>Stop by Sintra</b><p>You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step …

10 culture shocks Americans experience in Spain

1. Men live with their parents until their late 20s.<p>You’re talking to a guy and things are going well, and perhaps you want to have one of those …

The first 13 things Americans learn upon moving to Spain

1. The Spanish you learned in high school is nothing like the language spoken here.<p>The first time I heard two Spanish brothers call each other “<i>tío</i>“, …

Only learning one language isn't enough

I understand that English is a universal language that connects most people, but I don’t understand why learning another language isn’t stressed in …

The 10 best Brand New songs - Features - Alternative Press

Four albums, each stylistically distinct from its predecessor, prove the wide scope of Brand New’s sonic flexibility. With influences that range from …

The Best Way to Learn a New Language... Fast!

<i>What works best when learning a new language?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Gruff Davies, co-founder of Kwiziq.com</i> …

10 Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a huge passion for many photographers. My enjoyment of photographing landscape stems from the desire to be in a beautiful …

Landscape Photography

Why I taught myself 20 languages — and what I learned about myself in the process

During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s Youngest Hyperpolyglot” — a word that sounds like a rare illness. In a …

Language Learning

Learning new languages will literally make you see the world differently

Researchers have found that people who speak more than one language literally see the world differently, <i>ScienceMag</i> reveals. Researchers have found …

Why Learning a Foreign Language Requires Complete Immersion

Learning a new language is never easy, but it is especially hard in our current American education system. If you're anything like me (and the millions of other students who have suffered through our public school system), you know that the teaching styles implemented in schools don't really …

How I stopped speaking English and learned 4 languages in just 1 year

How difficult would it be to live completely outside your native tongue, starting with just the basics of a brand new language?<p>Could you become reasonably fluent in just three months?<p>There are the questions my friend Vat and I set out to explore in our recent year-long trip around the world.<p>Vat and …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

The 16 Best Resources for Teaching a Foreign Language

According to infoplease, there are more than 6,500 languages spoken in the world, each with its own unique culture and way of thinking and …

Free Things to Do in Madrid

Spain's capital city since 1561, Madrid is now its bustling heart, in the geographic center of the Iberian peninsula, and home to over three million souls. Cradle of Spain's social and cultural renaissance, the <i>movída</i> in the first decade of democracy after Franco's death in 1975, Madrid boasts some …

Royal Family

The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

France

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

How to Learn Vocabulary, Especially Foreign Language Vocab – And I Mean LEARN, Not Just Memorize | Learn Spanish with Andrew - How to Learn Spanish Online

Harry came up with a set of 4 simple rules concerning how to go about coming up with these visualizations that help you memorize whatever it is you …

Spanish GDP grew 2% in the year to Q4 20

Arriba! Spanish GDP grew 2% in the year to Q4 2014, up 0.7% quarter on quarter.<p>By anyone else's standards that might seem a little on the modest side. But in the eurozone's current circumstances, that's excellent growth. Spain is the star performer of the big four euro economies.<p>Spain's growth rate …

The fall of Europe: Why the European Union is teetering on the brink

<b>(Shutterstock/Mediagram)</b><p>Growth is anemic at best and socio-economic inequality is on the rise. How did the European project go so wrong?<p>John Feffer<p>January 30, 2015 7:31pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Europe won the Cold War.<p>Not long after the Berlin Wall fell a quarter of a …

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Put Down the Map: 5 Cities Where Getting Lost Is a Good Thing

By Jill K. Robinson for ShermansTravel<p>Sometimes, when you travel, a magical thing happens. You've put your guidebook away and just followed your nose, eyes or feet through a city. Oftentimes it's the best way to find the real heart of a place and get an experience that the average tourist would …

The best iPhone apps for learning Spanish

It's two weeks before your trip to Mexico and you want to learn Spanish. What do you do? Well, you head to the App Store and download one or two …

Learning Languages Through Movies at Any Skill Level

The question of whether or not learning language through movies <i>actually</i> works has been hotly debated by language experts and teachers over the …

See the world on a budget with these great travel websites

Merriam-Webster defines travel as “going from one place to another, as on a trip or journey.” While relatively straightforward in definition, people …